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The 26t o October is the 299t day o the year (300t in lowp years) in the Gregorian Calendar, wi 66 days bidin.
Events[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1825 - The Erie Canal opens, linkin Albany, New York tae Loch Erie.
- 1859 - Breetish clipper "Royal Charter" is thrown onto rocks an sinks in a storm aff Anglesey, Wales, killin 449 fowk.
- 1881 - Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, Arizona.
- 1905 - End o the union between Norawa an Swaden.
- 1909 - Japanese Prime meenister Ito Hirobumi is shot deed bi a Korean naitionalist in Harbin, present-day Cheenae.
- 1947 - Jammu an Kashmir acomes pairt o Indie.
- 1951 - Winston Churchill acomes Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick for a seicont time.
- 1955 - Austrick declares permanent neutrality ten years efter the end o Warld War II.
- 1967 - Coronation o Mohammad Reza Pahlavi o Iran.
- 1979 - Park Chung-hee, Preses o Sooth Korea, is assassinatit.
- 1994 - Peace agreement between Jordan an Israel.
- 1995 - An avalanche in Flateyri, in Iceland's Wast Fjords, kills 20 fowk.
- 2000 - Laurent Gbagbo acomes Preses o the Ivory Coast.
- 2015 - A major yirdquauk strikes Afghanistan an Pakistan.
- 2017 - Jacinda Ardern acomes Prime meenister o New Zealand, leadin a Labour-New Zealand First coalition.
- 2017 - The Tangerang firewirks disaster naur Jakarta, Indonesie, kills at least 47 fowk.
Births[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1491 - Zhengde Emperor o Cheenae (d. 1521)
- 1685 - Domenico Scarlatti, Italian penter (d. 1757)
- 1759 - Georges Danton, French revolutionar figur (d. 1794)
- 1911 - Sorley MacLean, Scots poet (d. 1996)
- 1916 - Francois Mitterrand, Preses o Fraunce (d. 1996)
- 1919 - Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah o Iran (d. 1980)
- 1919 - Edward Brooke, American politeecian (d. 2015)
- 1942 - Bob Hoskins, Inglis actor (d. 2014)
- 1947 - Hillary Clinton, American politeecian
- 1959 - Evo Morales, Preses o Bolivie
- 1961 - Uhuru Kenyatta, Preses o Kenyae
- 1967 - Keith Urban, New Zealand sangster
- 1967 - Douglas Alexander, Scots politeecian
- 1973 - Seth MacFarlane, American animator, actor an producer
- 1977 - Sarah Storey, Inglis swimmer an cyclist
- 1982 - Nicola Adams, Inglis boxer
Daiths[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 899 - Alfred the Great, Saxon Keeng o Ingland (b. 849)
- 1764 - William Hogarth, Inglis penter (b. 1697)
- 1890 - Carlo Collodi, Italian writer (b. 1826)
- 1909 - Ito Hirobumi, 1st Prime meenister o Japan (b. 1841)
- 1957 - Gerty Cori, Czech-American biochemist (b. 1896)
- 1972 - Igor Sikorsky, Roushie-American inventor an aviator (b. 1889)
- 1979 - Park Chung-hee, Preses o Sooth Korea (b. 1917)
- 2008 - Tony Hillerman, American writer (b. 1925)
Halidays[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Naitional Day o Austrick
- Armed Forces Day (Benin)
- Accession Day (Jammu an Kashmir)
- Angam Day (Nauru)
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